Melisa Rivera, Principal
694 Charlton St., St. Paul, MN 55107
651-293-8610 | Get directions
Our school celebrates and encourages entire families to become involved in their children’s education. Exciting academic challenges inspire the whole school and every student to engage in learning. Our dedicated staff supports and encourages every student to achieve success. Cherokee is also proud of its partnership with local businesses, such as Travelers and Ecolab - providing art and theatre experiences including Taiko drumming, spoken word, and hip hop dancing.
Our new Montessori program serves all-day PreK-kindergarten and will add first grade in fall 2016. Call 651.293.8610 to arrange a tour of our beautiful new classroom or apply for enrollment here.
Students in Ms. Beese's 5th grade class are learning to navigate the foxtrot and other ballroom dancing styles, thanks to generous sponsorships from our community partners, Travelers and Ecolab. At the completion of the class students offered an impressive demonstration of their dancing skills during a school-wide assembly.
Cherokee is proudly hosting an Academic Achievement Awards Breakfast and Assembly each month to recognize students who have demonstrated notable progress in learning growth, responsibility and attendance. Students are nominated for the award by classroom teachers and are joined by their families as they celebrate their accomplishments.
Hop on Pop and The Lorax were among the favorite Dr. Seuss books Cherokee students shared with guest readers on National Read Across America Day. With the help of the Saint Paul Public Schools Foundation, we were honored to host 20 volunteers from HealthPartners, GovDelivery, and Hiway Federal Credit Union who read to first and second graders over lunchtime.
Communication and collaboration are key ingredients to the success of our students. Our teachers use a variety of formats, such as newsletters, notes, phone calls, email, and conferences, to keep you informed about your child’s progress and classroom happenings. Please check your child’s backpack often so that you do not miss out on important news. - Melisa Rivera
Cherokee Heights Elementary School
694 Charlton Street
Saint Paul, MN 55107
Grades: PreK - 5
Office Hours: 7:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
School Hours: 8:30 a.m.- 3 p.m.
Sat., May 7
Wear your Cherokee t-shirt and march with us in the Cinco de Mayo Parade! The parade will begin at 10am at Plato and Wabasha. Bus transportation to the parade route will be provided from Humboldt Secondary School at 8:30 am. When you arrive, look for the Saint Paul Public Schools float where we will be lining up to walk with other SPPS families.
Wed., May 25, 5-8 pm
Join us at the Humboldt High School Athletic Fields for a community barbecue to celebrate everything we love about the West Side. Bring the kids and enjoy a bounce pit, rock climbing, live music, a family kickball game and much more. All are welcome at this free event!
Every student enrolled at our school will receive a healthy lunch at no cost beginning in fall 2015. Learn more about the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) program: English | Soomaali | Español | Hmoob |
2015-16 Cherokee Heights School Supply List
Cherokee Heights Attendance Policy
School Contact for Busing:
Jean Dunfee at 651-293-8610
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Melisa Rivera, Principal | 694 Charlton St., St. Paul, MN 55107 | 651-293-8610 | Get directions